The Compromise of 1850: America’s Final Attempt to Pretend Slavery is OK

The Compromise of 1850: America's Final Attempt to Pretend Slavery is OK 1

Imagine that your house is on fire.  You see it, but instead of calling the fire department, you turn your back and pretend that it’s not happening. And then you look again, grimace, and sign a compromise with the house saying you’ll get to dealing with it in a little bit.  Hopefully, the house can …

Read moreThe Compromise of 1850: America’s Final Attempt to Pretend Slavery is OK

How to Cite this Article

There are three different ways you can cite this article.

1. To cite this article in an academic-style article or paper, use:

Cass Xavier, "The Compromise of 1850: America’s Final Attempt to Pretend Slavery is OK", History Cooperative, March 18, 2020, https://historycooperative.org/compromise-of-1850/. Accessed April 9, 2020

2. To link to this article in the text of an online publication, please use this URL:

https://historycooperative.org/compromise-of-1850/

3. If your web page requires an HTML link, please insert this code:

<a hrefs="https://historycooperative.org/compromise-of-1850/">The Compromise of 1850: America’s Final Attempt to Pretend Slavery is OK</a>